The satanic verses

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Viking, 1989 - Fiction - 546 pages
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Just before dawn one winter's morning, a hijacked jumbo jet blows apart high above the English Channel. Two figures fall to the sea, later washing up, alive, on a beach. It was an ambiguous miracle, for both seem to have acquired curious changes. Both have been chosen as opponents in the eternal wrestling match between Good and Evil.

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He's hiding a spastic plot behind mysticism. - Goodreads
Generally speaking, the plot is simple. - Goodreads
He doesn't sound confident in his writing. - Goodreads
This is the plot hook of The Satanic Verses. - Goodreads
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this is the dirtiest of all the books i have read

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User Review  - Louise Kitching - Goodreads

Difficult! Read the Midnight's Children and loved it but this I struggled with. I really wanted to see what all the uproar was about too. May try to revisit it some day. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Salman Rushdie's books, from "Midnight's Children" to "The Satanic Verses", have been read around the world. His recent book--"Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Imaginary Homelands 1981-90 ", and "The Moor's Last Sigh"--have enhanced his reputation as one of our most important contemporary writers.